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Photo #2995: Plebejus pylaon


Plebejus pylaon

Base gallery. Upperside. Alive insect.

Photo: Evgeny Komarov. Image redone at the website. Identified by: Eugene Karolinskiy

Date and time, location shooting/catching: 2009-05-20 11:37:00, Volgograd region, Ol'khovsky district, nearby Alexandrovka village, chalk mountains.

Photographer's comment: For Russia there is P. vicrama schiffermulleri subspecies (Hemming, 1929).

Comments on this image

13.01.2011 10:16, Evgeny Komarov

In my photos this one is also named as pylaon! I've just fouled up while uploading :)

13.01.2011 0:52, Peter Khramov

Thanks for approving. Moved.

13.01.2011 0:45, Alexandr Zhakov

Plebeius pylaon, Fischer v. Waldheim, 1832, even without looking at its underside. Plus biotope, plus obvious black marginal spots on its hind wings, plus flight period.

13.01.2011 0:36, Peter Khramov

More suggestions wanted...

19.12.2010 20:39, Eugene Karolinskiy

This one is not Scolitantides vicrama. Quite possibly Plebeius pylaon, not sure of that though.

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